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Innovation Showcase

Brought to you by WEF and Our Innovation Partners:





  • Where can I drink beer made from effluent while discussing venture capital with leading investors?
  • What is this Disrupt-o-meter I hear about from BlueTech Research?
  • Meet the winners of Imagine H2O's 6th annual competition
  • Which startups are bringing innovative data solutions to utilities and industrial customers?
  • What utilities are LIFTing the industry to new heights?
  • What is BREWing in Milwaukee?         


Come to the Innovation Showcase at WEFTEC to learn the answers to these and more! The Innovation Showcase embraces learning through educational sessions, networking events, and the Pavilion.

4th Annual WEFTEC Innovation Pavilion   

WEF’s Innovation Pavilion highlights a selection of the most promising technology businesses in the industry while championing an important dialogue about innovation in our industry.  WEF and its Innovation Partners, BlueTech Research and Imagine H2O, create a unique program for entrepreneurs, investors, customers, and regulators.

The Pavilion features a selection of early and growth stage companies honored by BlueTech Research, Imagine H2O and the WEF Innovative Technology Awards.  Many of these companies are investor-backed and working with high profile customers in the industrial and municipal markets.


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New! WEF Innovation Showcase at WEFTEC 2015 Booklet



 Innovation Showcase Exhibitors 

 The Innovation Pavilion Exhibitors 
3M – Booth 358J
ADI Systems Inc. – Booth 358H
Aquarius Spectrum – Booth 358I
BlueTech Research – Booth 358C
FLOWatch- Booth 358F
Imagine H20- Booth 358B
Innoveox – Booth 358 G
Lucid Energy – Booth 358L
Lumense, Inc. – Booth 358D
Natel Energy, Inc. – Booth 358M
PWN Technologies – Booth 358K
Valor Water Analytics – Booth 358E

Innovation Row Exhibitors 

 Clean Water Services – Booth 160
Fibracast Ltd – Booth 161
KORE Infrastructure – Booth 155
National Science Foundation – Booth 151
Nutrient Recovery & Upcycling LLC – Booth 656
Ondavia, Inc. – Booth 157
OneWater, Inc. – Booth 255
OxyMem – Booth 655
Protein Matrix LLC – Booth 152
PURALYTICS – Booth 158
Renewable Nutrients, LLC – Booth 159
Water Environment Research Foundation – Booth 153
WATRHUB – Booth 657
Wisconsin Water Pavilion/The Water Council/The BREW – Booth 455

Innovation Networking Receptions  
The Pavilion is also host to two networking receptions.  This is your chance to meet with innovators from all parts of the water industry in a casual environment. Join us Monday and Tuesday from 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm in the Innovation Pavilion along with other Innovators in the Water Sector!

2015 Educational Sessions   

WEF has partnered with Imagine H20 and BlueTech Research to create forward-looking educational sessions relevant to utilities, investors, strategic partners, entrepreneurs, and technology providers.  These interactive sessions allow attendees to engage prominent leaders in the water innovation community.  Check the mobile app for the final details of these sessions and others in the innovation track.

Monday, September 28

Session 106 Guided Tour of the Innovation Pavilion
11:00 am - 11:30 am

Session 231 Mobile Session: LIFT- Innovative Advanced Primary Treatment for the Utility of the Future
1:00 pm (starts from the Pavilion and then goes around the Exhibit Hall)

Session 239 Overcoming Barriers: Nutrient Management and the EPA Nutrient Sensor Challenge, a LIFT Creating the Space and EPA Innovation Blueprint Session
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Session 240 Resource Recovery Market Dynamics From Blue Tech Research
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Session 241 Intensification of Resource Recovery: Lessons Learned at the IR2 Forum
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Session 242 The BREW Tank: Water Startups Pitch to our Experts
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm


Tuesday, September 29 

Session 338 Guided Tour of the Innovation Pavilion
8:30 am – 9:00 am

Session 339 Fostering New Technologies: Milwaukee’s BREW Batch III
9:00 am – 10:00 am

Session 340 IH2O Data Analytics
10:00 am – 11:00 am

Session 341 Overcoming Barriers: Energy & Co-Digestion, a LIFT Creating the Space and EPA Innovation Blueprint Session
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Session 443 EPA Overcoming Barriers: Reuse & Greywater, a LIFT Creating the Space and EPA Innovation Blueprint Session
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Session 444 Potent Potables: Reuse for Beer Brewing
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Session 445 The CROC Tank: Water Startups Pitch to our Experts
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm


Wednesday, September 30  

Session 532 LIFT Presents:  Resources for Building Utility Capacity for Innovation
10:30 am – 11:30 am

Session 533 Operations Ingenuity:  Award-Winning and Clever Solutions
11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Session 614 Utility Collaboration: Speeding Up the Adoption of Innovation in the Water Sector
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Session 612 Water Reuse: Summing It All Up
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm